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Our Mentors

Ray Stoeve
Ray Stoeve is not mentoring this year, but has mentored Young Adult
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Ray Stoeve
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Ray Stoeve is a queer and transgender writer from Seattle, Washington. They received a 2016-2017 Made at Hugo House Fellowship for their young adult fiction, and are on a personal mission to include at least one trans character in every book they write. When they’re not writing heartfelt queer stories, they can be found hiking their beloved Pacific Northwest or on stage in drag. They are a contributor to Take The Mic, an anthology forthcoming from Arthur A. Levine/Scholastic in 2019. Their first novel, Between Perfect and Real, will be published by Amulet in Spring 2021. They are represented by Lauren Abramo at Dystel, Goderich & Bourret.

Lauren Abramo
Dystel, Goderich & Bourret

Favorite Books

We Are Okay by Nina LaCour
Darius the Great is Not Okay by Adib Khorram
The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan
Tradition by Brendan Kiely

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